## The Civil-engineer & Surveyor's Manual |

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**slopes**and formulas , Estimating the density of water , mineral , saline , sulphurous , chaly- beate ,. • • • BOUSINGAULT's remarks on potable water . Supply of towns with water , Page 72694 , · • 167 147 3.0 % 310 % 310Z 310 % 310A ... Page 14

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**slope**cuts the bottom of the canal , Mean height of a given section whose area =**slopes**r , • When the**slopes**are the same on both sides , When the**slopes**are unequal , · • 320 321 321a 32 b 3211 332 A , base B V , ratio of 323 323 323 ... Page 25

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**slope**to be given to the sides be that which makes the < D CA Q. Let the required area of the section A B D C be a , and h the given depth , to find the width A B = x . == Let x = A B = E F , and having the < D C A , we have its ... Page 26

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**slope**from observing that of the adjacent hills - and if no such hills are near , it is to be determined from the nature of the soil , - Let A C = required**slope**, making angle n degrees with the perpen- dicular A E ; then CE tangent of ... Page 27

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**slope**, and which is to conduct a quantity of water Q , of 75 cubic feet , with a mean velocity of 3 feet per ...**slopes**, and containing the given area = 25 feet . The results here found are the same as those found by Weisbach's ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 10 - ... one person being in fault will not dispense with another's using ordinary care for himself Two things must concur to support this action. An obstruction in the road by the fault of the defendant, and no want of ordinary care to avoid it on the part of the plaintiff.

Page 50 - CF was measured, not in the direction DC, equal to 200 yards, and from D a distance DE equal to 200 yards, and the following angles taken, C AFC = 83° 00', BDE = 54° 30', viz., \ACD- 53° 30', BDC = 156° 25', [ACF= 54° 31', BED = 88° 30'.